The subjects covered in these recommendations are: common terms; general considerations; materials; construction: loads and load combinations; preliminary design: ultimate load analysis and strength design; service load analysis and design: prestressed concrete; superstructure systems and elements; substructure systems and elements; precast concrete: and details of reinforcement.
The quality and testing of materials used in construction are covered by reference to the appropriate AASHTO and ASTM standard specifications. Welding of reinforcement is covered by reference to the appropriate AWS standard.
Chapter 1 -- Definitions, Notation and Organizations
Chapter 2 -- Requirements for Bridges
Chapter 3 -- Materials
Chapter 4 -- Construction Considerations
Chapter 5 -- Loads and load combinations
Chapter 6 -- Preliminary Design
Chapter 7 -- Strength Design
Chapter 8 -- Service Load Analysis and Design
Chapter 9 -- Prestressed Concrete
Chapter 10 -- Superstructure Systems and Elements
Chapter 11 -- Substructure Systems and Elements
Chapter 12 -- Precast Concrete
Chapter 13 -- Details of Reinforcement for Design and Construction